Meaning of “breakpoint” in the English Dictionary

"breakpoint" in Business English

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breakpointnoun [ C ]

also break-point uk /ˈbreɪkpɔɪnt/ us

a price, condition, etc., at which discussions can no longer continue because people cannot agree:

The minimum price at which a seller is willing to trade determines the negotiating breakpoint.

the level at which the sales charges become lower when a financial product is being sold:

We offer a Class A purchase subject to an appropriate sales charge breakpoint: 4.75% at $10,000; 3.75% at $100,000; or 2.50% at $250,000.

(Definition of “breakpoint” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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